SERVING: Polk, Red Lake, Norman, Marshall, and Pennington COUNTIES, and Bagley in Clearwater County.
Tri-Valley Heartland Express Bus provides transportation services to the general public in six counties, Polk, Red Lake, Norman, Marshall, and Pennington, and Bagley in Clearwater County. Buses run through these counties on various days and destinations. Public transit buses are available with no age limits or income requirements to ride the bus. Buses have a comfortable 19-25 seating capacity with at least two wheel chair tie downs and a dependable wheel chair lift Transportation service is used for a variety of reasons, which include medical, nutritional, social, recreational, shopping and other personal activities with destinations such as Grand Forks, Bemidji, Thief River Falls, Fargo/Moorhead and Crookston. Tri-Valley Heartland Express provides safe, friendly and dependable transportation to the citizens of the rural area at a reasonable price. Call for a schedule. The main office is located in Crookston with satellite offices in Ada and Thief River Falls. The phone number at the main office is 800-201-3432.
In Crookston, Thief River Falls, and Bagley the Tri-Valley Heartland Express offers subscription service and general dial a ride service. People that need the transportation on a regular basis at the same time would be considered a subscription service customer. Whether it’s for work, play, rehab or fun, one call, that’s all it takes to set up the subscription service ride. When you call for a ride the bus will pick you up in front of the place you want and drop you off right in front of the place you want to go. A 24 hour notice is encouraged to guarantee your ride. All this for $1.50.
The Tri-Valley Heartland Express can take you where you want to go. For parents this could be a blessing on wheels. Running from 7:30 am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, the Bus can pick up and deliver children, adults, and young adults anywhere in Crookston, Thief River Falls, and Bagley including after school classes, or daycare, community events, recreation events, and entertainment activities. To make arrangements for school transportation, subscription service or just a general ride to tour the community call 281-0700 in Crookston, 681-6760 for service in Thief River Falls and 218-694-5090 for service in Bagley.
Tri-Valley Public Transportation
Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
1345 Fairfax Avenue
Crookston, MN 56716
Tri-Valley Transportation also known as T.H.E. Bus (Tri-Valley Heartland Express) is a division of Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. Tri-Valley is a community action agency serving citizens since 1965 and an Affirmative Action / Americans with Disabilities / Equal Opportunity Corporation.
T.H.E. Bus is a curb to curb service and provides public transportation services to the general public in eight Minnesota counties, Polk, Red Lake, Norman, Marshall, Kittson, Pennington, Mahnomen, and Clearwater. Buses run through these counties on various days with various destinations. Our public transit buses are available with no age limits or income guidelines. Buses have seating available for up to 40 passengers. Each bus is handicap accessible with two accessible entrances. If passengers are unable to use the door he/she may request the use of the lift. Each driver has been trained to properly use the lift and secure mobility devices within the buses.
Transportation services are used for a variety of reasons, which include; medical, nutritional, social, recreational, shopping, work, school, and other personal activities. Destinations include but not limited to; Grand Forks, Bemidji, Thief River Falls, Fargo/Moorhead, and Crookston. Tri-Valley Transportation provides safe, friendly, and dependable transportation at a reasonable price T.H.E. Bus is funded depending on the service it is provided.
In-town and rural transportation is funded through the Public Transportation grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The grant provides 80% operating costs with 20% local match (fare box). This grant is used to enhance access of people in non-urbanized areas to health care, shopping, education, employment, public services, and recreation. It is used to assist in the maintenance, development, improvement, and use of public transportation systems in non-urbanized areas.
For any questions on routes or additional information please call 218-281-0700 / 1-800-201-3432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strive to promote people’s potential by providing supportive employment opportunities, as well as social and recreational experiences, to adults with developmental disabilities.
Long or short term adult foster care for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Includes Briar Rose and Odayin House Adult Foster Homes.
Transit Alternatives- Providing Transit Services to OtterTail, Rural Clay Counties, Wilken, and now Fargo/Moorhead
Transit Alternatives is a public transportation system with handicapped accessible buses available to certain areas of OtterTail, Wilken, and Clay counties. Curb to curb services are offered with special care given to children and seniors. Services for users with three and four wheeled mobility aids are available.
We recommend reserving your ride two days in advance, but last minute trips can often be accommodated as well. Professional drivers are trained in CPR, First Aid, Passenger Assistance, and Defensive Driving. Our friendly drivers will assist passengers with a steadying arm and are glad to help with small packages.
Please contact our dispatcher for ride and fare information.
New Route to Fargo/Moorhead information
Shopko- Fergus Falls: Arrive 5:34 am Depart 5:37 am One way: $5.00
WalMart- Fergus Falls: Arrive 5:45 am, Depart 5:48 am- $5.00
Rothsay Truck Stop: Arrive 6.05 am, Depart 6:08 am- $3.50
Cenex- Barnesville: Arrive 6:24 am, Depart 6:27 am- $3.00
St.Cecilia’s Church- Sabine Arrive 6:45 am
Ground Transportation Center- Fargo: Arrive at 6:58 am, depart at 7:07 to return to Fergus Falls.
Bus will depart Ground Transportation Center at 5:07 pm in the afternoon to return people home.
For more information please call 866-998-3002
See Transit Information button for Sunday Route Map!
To schedule a pick-up, call Transit Alternatives at one of the following numbers:
Toll Free: 866-998-3002
ABC offers mental health services and is a Licensed Rule 31 Facility able to work with adolescents and adults with co-occuring disorders. (Mental health and chemical dependency combined) with public and private insurances. ABC also provides intensive outpatient services and intensive outpatient program groups held in the evening hours. Individual services occur during business hours.
Personal Care Attendant choice services, serving all 87 Minnesota counties. Some home health and expanded services also available.
Bemidji Office: 218-308-8680
Main Office in Hopkins: 866-935-3515
A place to enjoy the day away from home while having on site care services. Nutritious meals and snacks, along with therapeutic recreational and social activities. Health and personal care services are available, including medication administration, health monitoring, incontinence care, bathing and foot care.
Transportation is available within a certain radius during program hours.
Advanced care planning is the process of planning “in advance” for health care decisions that may be needed in the future. Someday you may be unable to make decisions about your health care, and others may need to decide what treatments to undertake or forego. Advanced care planning provides information about your care preferences to health care providers, family members, and other involved in such decisions.
Rule 25 assessments, classroom curriculum,. Red Cliff, Protecting You, Protecting Me. Family prevention with the traditional based program, Bii-zin-da-de-dah. Youth activities, also community based prevention activities.
As a community based humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross MInnesota Region prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of others.
American Red Cross Northern Minnesota serves communities across Rosseau, Lake of the Woods, Beltrami, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Hubbard, Wadena, Cass, Crow Wing, Aitkin, Itasca, Koochiching, Saint Louis, Carlton, Lake and Cook counties in Minnesota, and Douglas County in western Wisconsin. Volunteers are always in demand.
American Red Cross
2524 Maple Grove Rd.
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (218) 722-0071
AFTER A DISASTER
After a disaster, communities and families turn to the Red Cross for help—and we stand ready to provide comfort and care—free of charge.
The Red Cross helps disaster victims by providing safe shelter, hot meals, essential relief supplies, emotional support and health services like first aid. Trained Red Cross workers often meet one-on-one with families to develop individual plans and identify available resources to help aid recovery.
Red Cross disaster relief focuses on relieving immediate disaster-caused needs so that families can get back on their feet and resume their lives as quickly as possible. The Red Cross also supports emergency workers, links family members outside the disaster area, and provides blood and blood products to disaster victims.
Emergency Communication Services
All day, every day, the Red Cross connects service members with their families back home when an emergency strikes.
The Red Cross partners with the military aid societies to help service members and their families get emergency financial assistance 24/7.
Information and Referral Services
The Red Cross provides counseling, guidance, information, referrals and other social services for all military personnel and their families.
Before, during and after deployments, the Red Cross provides training, information and support for military members and their families.
Akeley Regional Community Center is a not for profit thrift store and food shelf. Many new items come to the thrift store every day. Great for back to school shopping, supplying a dorm room, changing your decor and a great book room to update reading material.
The ARCC also has a meeting room, gymnasium, library, and an archery club all available for use.
Security, home, and automation solutions: Arvig Offers: Burglar alarms, fire alarms, medical alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, flood and freeze alarms, closed circuit television, card access control systems and 24 hour full monitoring.
Other office contacts:
Big Fork: 218-743-3144
Cass Lake/Park Rapids/Walker: 218-330-4227
A health initiative dedicated to cultural transformation promoting the health and well-being of all residents in the Northwest Minnesota region.
The Bagley Senior Center’s activities include: Meals on Wheels, Senior Dining, Consignment Craft Room, Thrift Store, Weight Watchers, (Wednesdays at 5:30) Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors, Yarn Group (1st and 3rd Tuesday from 12:45pm – 2:00pm) and the last Saturday of the month breakfast fundraiser (8:00am – 11:00am)